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that have affected change here in the bay area and n-impact your daily life and we begin with the port of oakland, a '7 billion a year operation and wen uncovered top port officials tried to claim that the spending of hundreds of dollars of public money was legitimate expense. in one case the spending happened at a private room karaoke bar that some people suggest is a front for prostitution. eric rasmussen leads the investigation. >> reporter: for several nights we recorded a parade of scantily clad women, many dropped off all at once in midtown oakland. it's a familiar scene that neighbors say they have been concerned about for years. >> the first thing i thought there was just too many of them to be waitresses in this place. >> reporter: cafe joliet is where the port of oakland's manager like, dunnigan show his credit card was charged at 1:44 a.m. on his experience report dunnigan wrote, "it was a business meeting with china merchant, a large port operator who was in town for a national symposium. a regular told us, you can get girls here." in an online rough for the same location
& e. >>> another top executive has gone from the port of oakland of questionable spending of public money. ktvu's noelle walker tell us, the port finally released a report that we have been asking for for months. >> reporter: the board sat on a special session, at the end of the session they released this. two internal reports revealing funds. >> we don't typically release audit reports. >> reporter: the port's acting director tell us it's the transfer of the port to a more transparent organization. more than $67,000 in extravagant gifts might violate state and federal laws. that some unsubstanciated expenses were found. >> we're going to look at it. make sure mistakes of the past are not repeated. >> reporter: the internal investigation reveals misuse of company credit cards. one in houston rein a second one in minneapolis. the report does not investigate cafe juliet. >> they looked at the role of port employees and whether port employees conducted anything that violated port policies. and they determined that that did not take place. >>> a port spokesman told me today the two men
how soon you can expect rain. >>> another major shakeup at the port of oakland, as ktvu don'ting -- continues the investigation of questionable spending into public money. on your prepaid card? introducing chase liquid. the reloadable card with no fee reloads and withdrawals at chase atms. all for one flat monthly fee so there's zero confusion. get rid of prepaid problems. get chase liquid. >>> there's been another shakeup at the port of oakland of questionable money of public money. james kwan is now spending down. the announcement comes as the port released an internal audit. the audit says some of the port's credit cardholders squirted spending limits on single transactions. it also says more than $67,000 in extravagant gifts may violent state and federal laws and that some expenses expose the port to tax liabilities. >> it's something that we take seriously and are not gonna close our eyes to. we're gonna look at it and make sure mistakes of the past are not repeated. >> quan is the second executive to step down. omar benjamin refired last month -- retired last month. th
in our investigation of the port of oakland and improper spending less than a week after the port announced the retirement of its director, james quan won't be leaving work there all together. how much he will continue to earn there. noelle. >> reporter: ktvu has learned starting next year james quan will continue to work with the port for a period of 7 months, essentially as a consultant. a port spokesman says he'll be a retiree annuitant. working with transition. this is the same james quan who earlier this month along with former port executive director agreed to pay back more than $5000 they spent at strip clubs and charged to the port of oakland. we spoke via skype with kelly who teach business ethics at uc berkeley. >> given the egregiousness of the allegations against him and his team, it seems shocking they would want to continue to associate with what i think is a damaged brand. >> reporter: the port announced his retirement earlier this month on the same day it released an internal audit and investigation that revealed some of the credit card holders skirted spending lim
agreement has been reached with striking employees at the port of oakland. we'll have details on the new contract. forces in the country worked with the afghan military in the rescue operation. it 's not clear whether the doctor was harmed by his captors. but we do know that the doctor will be able to rejoin his family for the holidays. pakistani intelligence officials say a u-s drone strike killed a senior al- qaida leader. they say the al qaida commander died when missiles hit a house near the afghan border. his wife was killed, his daughter was wounded in the attack. officials say the al qaida leader became second in command in june after another senior leader was strike. >> egypt's liberal opposition group is calling for more protests today. this comes after president mohamed morsy rescinded a decree that gave him near absolute power. however, morsy is going a constitution adopted by his islamist allies. so now, the 'national salvation front' is calling for a demonstration against that referendum. venezuelan >> president hugo chavez will return to cuba today after announcing that h
scandal involving the port of oak landth. port officials rae veal maritime director james kwan has agreed to reroo tire this month. he's accused of running autopsy 4500 dollar dinner tab at texas strip club setting off an investigation into improper spending by port officials. officials today also said the port has received repayment of public funds spent on 2 improper expenditures and they now have a new set of rules for expense practices that include new spending guidelines. >>> tough prison sentence today for a killer. stuff sentence and tough words from the judge r consist of my shell lay. esteban faces 25 years to live for killing nursing student michelle lay her former best friend. the judge admonished esteban for showing no signs of remorse. as nick explains this was extremely emotional day for the victim family. >> we don't have to deal with this for at least another 20 years or so. >>reporter: alameda county judge sentenced esteban to 25 years to life for the first degree murder of nursing student michelle lay and then dumping her body in a remote part of pleasanton calling
last step needed to end a labor dispute between the port of oakland and its union. the dockworkers have voted to ratify a new four year contract. last month the workers went on a strike that disrupted port operations. the tentative agreement includes a 2.5% cost of living rate. the contract goes to the board of port commissioners for approval. >>> it is not anything anyone would ever expect on a restaurant bill, three california women mortified about what they saw, the insult that has a server in hot water. >> shock and surprise for the city of vallejo, what was dug up during a dredging project, why it's considered a very good sign not only for the city but for the health of the napa river. >> shock and surprise two weeks from christmas and we had record highs in the bay area. now the warmest day of the week to come and the wentest day as eyewitness news continues on cbs5. ,, you won't take my life. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight. and we're winnin
. rethink possible. >>> the port of oakland could soon be dealing with another strike. but this time it's concession workers at the airport threatening to walk off the job during one of the busiest times of year. ktvu's eric rasmussen to explain why the dispute center who are not part of the union. >> reporter: we're told that 1/3 of the service workers are nonunion. and at least half of them have said that they've been threatened or even fired for going to a union. and tonight they made that threat loud and clear. outside port of oakland headquarters. more than two dozen union members demanded what they called justice for about 100 nonunion coworkers at the airport who share their stories with board members upstairs. >> i don't get my break until 10 pháeups before i have to leave. >> without sick days, without over time pay, without breaks. >> reporter: arkeema says she was fired from subway at the oakland airport for complaining about conditions on the job. >> who's going to support me? i have to pay my rent. i have to pay my food. i dropped all my classes. >> reporter: local 2850 ha
it was uncovered by an outsider. >>> but >>> the port of oakland could soon be dealing with another strike. but the t's concession workers at the airport threatening to walk off the job during one of the busiest times of year. ktvu's eric rasmussen to explain why the dispute center who are not part of the union. >> reporter: we're told that 1/3 of the service workers are nonunion. and at least half of them have said that they've been threatened or even fired for going to a union. and tonight they made that threat loud and clear. outside port of oakland headquarters. more than two dozen union members demanded what they called justice for about 100 nonunion coworkers at the airport who share their stories with board members upstairs. >> i don't get my break until 10 pháeups before i have to leave. >> without sick days, without over time pay, without breaks. >> reporter: arkeema says she was fired from subway at the oakland airport for complaining about conditions on the job. >> who's going to support me? i have to pay my rent. i have to pay my food. i dropped all my classes. >> reporter: l
found these sitting around, honoring the local three port strike. >> there's got to be some sort of unity. you've got to stand by your values in anything you do. >> reporter: the wharf is quiet tonight, but crabbers are hoping that will change soon. the crab association president would not talk about what the price spread was, but did say the fishermen were meeting tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. to decide what to do. >>> meantime, the union representing workers at the port of oakland says its members are freed to ratify a four yearcontract. the deal comes after more than 500 workers walked off the job last month. it includes a $3,500 signing bonus for each employee. the union says the next step is to provide it to the union of port commissioners for approval. >>> in washington state, at least one business owner wants to take advantage of the marijuana law for recreational use. a bar owner in olympia has a private room upstairs where cigarette smoking is allowed. with not many people showing up, frank is hoping pot smoking will improve his bottom line. >> i have no customers. to bring in
and long beach are open once again, striking clerical workers reached a tentative agreement with the port's 14 shipping lines ending an eight day walkout that cost an estimated one billion in trade per day. the ports of long beach and l.a. handle a full 44% of the nation's container ship traffic. >>> a bay area man who became a jazz legend. dave brubeck was born in concord and went on to world acclaim with his style. how brubeckchanged jazz. ♪ ♪ >> take five the signature piece of the brubeck quartet. best selling jazz single of all time. it made him a pop star. >> he connected with the people and band mates. he is a delightful person. it came out in his music. >> the jazz festival is in the 30th season. he wag is was here for the opening of the 1994 season and growing up in concord. >> courtney band used to rehearse in our house. i heard that band from the time i was five or six years oe89d. >> he played piano in stockton. after a stint in the service he went to mills in service. >> the g.i. bill. >> where he formed his first group. this music was almost too sophisticated. so he tour
.com/weather. >>> it is 6:07 now. work will resume at the nation's largest port complex after a nine-day strike. negotiators finally reached an agreement to end the strike late last night. the details have not been released. and it still needs to be ratified by the union. workers were frustrated about employers outsourcing jobs. the strike shut down 10 of the 14 cargo container terminals at the nation's busiest seaport complex in l.a. >> want to get cargo moved throughout this supply chain and the country and get everybody those christmas presents that they are looking for in those stores. >> clerical workers who have been without a contract for two years walked out on the job more than two weeks ago and thousands of longshoremen refused to cross that picket line. >>> the man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 16-year-old at risk girl is expected to make his first court appearance today. 36-year-old gary atkinson faces multiple charges including kidnapping and rape. the victim is a 16-year-old girl with autism who functions as a 7-year-old. >>
a little taste of the world. enjoy sabra dips. adventure awaits. >>> port of oakland employees voted to ratify a contract agreement reached last month. this is video from the strike. the agreement includes a cost of living raise over the next two years and a signing bonus. they have been bargaining since june of 2011. >>> gas prices continue to drop. the average price in the u.s. dropped 10 cents over the past three weeks. in san francisco the average price $3.71. that is down 30 cents from a months ago. in oakland 3 dollars 59. san jose see the dollars 57. >>> president obama and speaker of the house john boehner met today to discuss the fiscal cliff. this comes as the head of the international monetary fund said failing to reach a deal would have far reaching effects on the economy. >> reporter: a quick fix is not the answer for resolving the fiscal crisis. a more comprehensive solution is needed. she says any deal must do more than avoid the fiscal cliff to get america's economy growing again. >> there is still the degree of uncertainty that prevents investors from making decision
"" expenditures by port of oakland workers in 2011. that's according to a pair of audits released yesterday that looked at what employees purchased with public dollars. the release of the audit has forced maritime director james kwon to step down. an internal audit of 2011 expenses were already underway in october when news broke about the port's executive director, omar benjamin and kwon spent nearly 45-hundred dollars at a houston strip club. >> two men shot are expected to survive. it happened in the 2300 block of mandarin way after 10:00. there were transported to a local hospital with not life- threatening injuries. the investigation is still ongoing. >> an update on the fiscal cliff the federal reserve is expected and on buying plan that would soften the blow from tax increases and spending cuts that would go into effect in january if congress cannot reach a deal. the white house and republicans are not selling any outward signs of yielding. house speaker john bennett says he is waiting for the president to identify the spending cuts he is willing to make-that senator johntoday, autho
on the port and the one at tunnel road and they used to operate seven or eight other ones. they want to see the material handled. it's sort of there is an old garbage guy adage that you want to get your hands on everything and keep it, but they understand that their major role is providing the kind of background coverage for everything. as you were pointing out earlier, this is valuable material that picks up and moves on it's own. >> right. >> and that could mean an advantage for us in terms of that material not having to be paid for and carried by the very expensive systems. >> it would be a collaboration where you create a multi-tiered distribution system, where it ends up ultimately there, but someone makes something at each step of the way? >> actually, they said they are open to being a collector for a more kind of mobile system or a smaller subset. when you mentioned technology, i had forgotten to bring up that we have three reverse vending machines where you put your bottle in and get the nickel back, instead of the other way around. it's an old technology that didn't work to we
lake and clover dale and lake port. but the majority is still waiting for the first drops of rain. the central and south bay, they are currently just sitting there dry and cloudy. the wind advisory will be windy along for the rainfall at the coast and the city of the north bay with the sustained winds. and some isolated gusts to 50 miles per hour tomorrow morning. here's that much rain. just a couple drifts there. three to six inches of new rainfall for the north bay mountains. you'll see two to five inches of rain and santa clara county. two to three inches of new rainfall by the end of the week. the timing arriving and how long it will stick around and whether or not it will impact your travel coming up before christmas in a few minutes. >> all right, thanks. >>> whiteout conditions stranding fliers in the midwest. it dumped tons of snow in the midwest. more than 500 flights out of chicago's o'hare and midway have been canceled. airlines are waiving fees for customers who want to change flights because of all that snow. >>> six more victims of the newtown massacre were laid to r
earlier. high winds toppled a 100-foot tree onto a car port. a close call for the driver. >> i was standing right underneath it over here. and some winds hit us. but i feel very grateful that we're okay. and we're alive. >> reporter: pg&e says even healthy trees can come down in weather like this. oftentimes they take down power lines with them. they have crews spread throughout the bay area. >> they will be working around the clock. >> reporter: and we did have a nice break from the rain earlier this evening. but it is really coming down now! another thing we saw was that the weather snarled traffic earlier. i know we were stuck on highway 101 for more than an hour. now traffic is finally moving, things getting back to normal. >>> heavy rain and high winds at sfo caused more than 100 flights to be canceled. 18 states in the midwest are dealing with snow, rain, and high winds, causing cancellations and delays at many airports nationwide. track the storm anytime on our website. >>> this morning the nation paused to remember the victims of last friday's mas shooting in connecticu
security to watch over ports and international borders. the fbi and a dozen police and sheriff's departments have them. some people complain the drones are an invasion of privacy. we'll be right back. -what's up? i'm chris. -and i'm erik. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. the latest adventure in the "lord of the rings" saga pr to be magical at the box of this weekend. the hobbit raked in a whoppg 84- million dollars. rise of the guardians was a distt and >>> the latest adventure in "the lord of the rings" "the hobit," $84 million. -- "the hobbit." made $84 million. >>> kate middleton made her first appearance. the 4th personality of the year award this evening
battery that charges up in a ubs port. whatever you've got on you. plug it in and you're charged. >> the power pours in from the sun. we've got our contour, our point and shoot, go pro and our battery pack. and the iphone 5, all of them charging. >> i love it. i think this is gold. >> i don't understand it. you get water, you'll get -- your product will be ruined. >> you're not going to keep your phone plugged into your board while you're riding. but the battery pack is going to charge while you're out riding all day. when you come into the lodge, you can just plug your phone into the snowboard, let it charge up for a little while. you don't have to go searching for a plug in the lodge anywhere. >> i can't believe my phone is charging from a snowboard. >>> steve green and his girlfriend, brie, completed what i think is the grossest, most diabolically disgusted santa prank. >> she's dressed as a sexy santa trying to get the attention of passers-by? >> yes. >> i don't think this prank goes like she expected it to. >> she just peed her pants. >> so sorry, i had a lot of in anca t fr
day shut down at the nation's busiest port likely cost billions of dollars, but shippers are on the road again. managers can only outsource 14 jobs in the next four years if people retire or leave the port. >>> there were tears as a contra costa county law enforcement officer pleaded guilty to stealing. he made a point of apologizing to one person in particular. >> reporter: a few months ago on his way to court. welsh was the former head of the contra costa county enforcement team, or c net. now he's behind bars. >> norm welch did serve the public in an honorable way for quite a number of years. and then he did go bad, and there's no denying that. >> reporter: he admitted to several crimes, including conspiring to steal and distribute marijuana and methamphetamines. seen here in court, welch also said he took part in phoney sting operations, where he stole more than $10,000 from prostitutes, along with their cell phones. >> he has to live with himself every day, with the shame of disappointing his family, law enforcement, and the general public. >> reporter: he apologized
. starting in 2016. the financial terms of the deal have not been released. the nation's largest port complex loss angeles and long beach is back in business today. striking clerical workers reached a tentative agreement. the eight day strike prevented shippers from delivering goods with slips stacked up off shore. it was estimated that the strike cost the local economy a billion dollars a day. >> as we take a break. when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chase quickdeposit. just snap a picture, hit send and done. take a step forward and chase what matters. your season is here. let's just call it the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples. that's a given. you need safeway sugar for just $1.97. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another -- only $2.99 for challenge butter. and when hands get messy, quite surely they'll say, "yum! wow! yay! butter. what a sweeter holiday." safeway. ingredients for li
will be argued early next year. >> is one simple question does that constitute permit same-sex marriage port equal protection for everyone? for equal protection or not. >> uc hastings law professor laurie hastings saying that they are reviewing proposition 8 and the defense of act is significant because of wor--rory.. >> they are granting to cases and alone for every possible question. >> many people watching supreme court that kennedy could be the vote deciding factor but roberts could be the pivotal vote. >> chief justice's tend to look for history. where will their position be? robert proved this in the health- care he was the deciding vote that helped sell the mandate. and he will go down in history as the roberts vote, not the kennedy boats of all holding that. i think that he will see this as a similar issue. not at the kennedy--about. >> and they are not anyone. >> little says that it is likely that they will not take the proposition 8 and the marriage back case back to back toward the could be looking at a decision sometime in the month of june, next year. dan kerman, kron 4 news sco
trashing down on top of a car port. the tree missed the woman. she was not hurt. >> in richmond, the street reopened after crews were fixing a six hole. rain from 2010 caused it to collapse. crews will continue to work in the area for several more months. >>> another road that was forced to shut down because of a sink hole is back open again. mountain view drive has been closed since december 2. it reopened at noon today after crews worked for 9 straight days. >>> we have been putting live storm tracker 2 to work. light to moderate cells across the area. show you rain showers in the mountains, scattered around the south bay as well, morgan hill area, gilroy. to the north, oakland, parts of the east bay, you can pick out more activity, bay bridge, oakland and orinda. darker shade of green, more moderate cells. santa rosa clouds right now but the rainfall approaching fairfield. rain showers for tonight. i will back out the maps to show you, there is another storm developing off shore. when that moves in, the timing and the heavy rain for saturday and another one that moves in on sunday coming
about to get into her car. a tree came trashing down on top of a car port. the tree missed the woman. she was not hurt. >> in richmond, the street reopened after crews were fixing a six hole. rain from 2010 caused it to collapse. crews will continue to work in the area for several more months. >>> another road that was forced to shut down because of a sink hole is back open again. mountain view drive has been closed since december 2. it reopened at noon today after crews worked for 9 straight days. >>> we have been putting live storm tracker 2 to work. light to moderate cells across the area. show you rain showers in the mountains, scattered around the south bay as well, morgan hill area, gilroy. to the north, oakland, parts of the east bay, you can pick out more activity, bay bridge, oakland and orinda. darker shade of green, more moderate cells. santa rosa clouds right now but the rainfall approaching fairfield. rain showers for tonight. i will back out the maps to show you, there is another storm developing off shore. when that moves in, the timing and the heavy rain for saturday
have been sleeping in that car port. how that fire started however, is still under investigation. he hopes that the mass firefighters discover a body after putting out a fire in a carport in campbell this morning. the fire was reported at about 1-15 this morning near an apartment building on kuehnis drive. investigators say the death does not appear to be suspicious. and say the person who was found may have been sleeping in the carport. how the fire investigation. >>pam: an aspiring marine jesus ruiz diego, was freed by immigration and customs enforcement today after being held by immigration ruiz diego grew up in san jose since he was four years old-- but didn't find out until a few years ago that he was not a legal citizen. after officials caught up with jesus at his workplace. proceedings. but thanks to efforts that included a rally in front of the ice office last month, and a petition with 5,000 signatures, he was set free. in my is one to say thank you, for everybody that signed the petition and made this possible for me to get released. i want to thank everybody for the suppor
at the ports of long beach and los angeles. workers returned to work about 35 minutes ago ending an eight- day strike. here's new video from southern california. the port's clerical workers went on strike and dock workers refused to cross picket lines. the issue claimed that clerical workers could be outsourced and their jobs would go overseas. but they are denying that. the union reached a tentative agreement that will be voted on in the next couple of days. it's expected to pass. >>> 7:39. a lot of rain this morning. grab an umbrella and drive careful. tara, you are seeing a lot of flooded roads. >> that's right. we have a lot of, you know, one to tree feet of water -- to three feet of water. paul avenue southbound, we've had an issthere. 580 westbound at the lakeport avenue. right now we're going to take a live look at the macarthur maze. our bay bridge toll camera is down. you can see all of these folks here trying to get to the bay bridge toll plaza. we do have a lot of backup on the east shore freeway. you can see definitely slow going and these are rain- slicked roads. up next, let's ta
near the port of everett derailing and crunching cars on the track. >> man it screws came down and took out that rail. >>reporter: as containers crumb pel he realized he could be in the perilous path. >> i thought the rail cars would pile up and come through the fence and get me. so i was trying to get out of the car. everything came to a stop. >>reporter: still he sum up what he saw in two words. >> holy bleep. >> you have the two wordy sues peg. one last check on the weather now. let's update with spencer. >> i'll be using different exclamation. let's look at live doppler 7 hd. clear 68. temperatures beginning to drop rather sharply overnight tonight. we have a freeze warning in effect for the north bay hills and valley from 3:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. low temperature dropping between 25 and 30 degrees an of course that could pose a little bit of a threat to sensitive plant frost advisory in effect for most of the remainder of the bay area for the same hours so it's chilly all around and tomorrow state wide look for sunny skies but relatively cool down south. up in the northern
building at the former army port into an art themed hotel. they want to install wooden decks and bridges between the sites. there would also be movable pontoons and one would include a heated pool. all of west 8's ideas will be going there a public review process. >>> 6:26 is the time right now. as we get closer to christmas i think the traffic might be lightening up a bit. >> yeah it does get better. as we get closer to the e. of the week, chris -- end of the week christmas is next tuesday. here we are on wednesday. let's see what happens. let's take a look at the commutes. traffic -- no major problems. also the morning commute is looking good on the sunol grade. heading down to the bottom of the hill. let's go to steve. >>> sal, thank you. cold out there. freeze warnings to the north bay. frost advisory everywhere else. 20s and 30s. officially 41 in san francisco. i've seen 45 at knowy valley. we will have sunshine today and increasing clouds coming in tomorrow. it's going to be a pretty good marine maker and snow maker for us here. that is not until friday and sunday. pam. >>> a local
for the port next year. he will work for seven months to make sure that business relationships go smoothly. executive director omar benjamin agreed to pay back more than $5,000 in expenses made at a strip club in texas. ktvu channel 2 morning news has also learned maritime director james kwon will earn more than $900 an hour based on his salary as maritime director. >>> the salvation army still needs more toys and they have already collected donations for more than 3,000 needy children but they still need toys for more than a thousand children. you can drop off donations in any of the facilities and cash donations are also welcome. >>> for the first time an american woman holds the title of miss universe... >> miss universe is usa... >> and that is olivia from rhode island receiving the honor and she beat out 88 competitors. sandoval was there as well and boy, tough duty for him. >>> it is looking pretty normal for thursday with our commute and toll plaza is backed up for a 15 to 20 minute delay and contra costa traffic is backed up on 680, let's go to mark. >>> we have some cold numbers,
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on december 17th one of the busiest times of the year. union members picketed yesterday at the port of oakland on behalf of nonunion workers who say they have been punished to try to organize. union members want the contractor hms host to deal with nonunion workers complaints. they also want a new contract. they want both by december 14th or they may go on strike. >>> san francisco health officials are urging gay men to get vaccinated for meningitis if they plan to travel to new york. 12 cases have been identified in gay men in new york in the past year. three have been diagnosissed in the last six weeken. the severe infection effects the tissue surrounding the brain and spinal cord and spread by intimate contact. san francisco has not experienced an increase in cases but health officials say they do want people to be aware of that outbreak. >>> this will open your eyes. would you drink coffee made from elephant manure? this exotic coffee is called black ivory coffee. it's made from coffee beans eaten by elephants in thailand and then picked out of what elephants leave behind. reaction in ele
of homeland security to watch over u.s. ports and international borders. the fbi and about a dozen police and sheriff's departments also have them. critics say the drones are an invasion of privacy. >>> a pleasant surprise for people parking in san francisco. in fact, it maybe unprecedented! the city's newer sfpark meters charge less on average than the old models. the 7,000 newer devices set rates based on demand and since their installation last year, average hourly rates have dropped by 14 cents. 17% of those meters offer hourly rates of a dollar or less. >>> 5:51. ecuador on high alert after several volcano eruptions. >> and the duchess dazzles. kate middleton makes her first public appearance since leaving the hospital. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> weak storm sliding through the bay area, a stronger line in the north bay through american canyon toward vallejo. more on your weather coming up. >> and we have lots of brake lights in sunnyvale north 101 at mathilda. two right lanes shut down for an injury accident. expect delays as you work your way through there. traffic and weather together
was getting you warmed up. 2nd down, there are three downtown areas along the ports, the inner harbor, fells point and little italy. which was featured in the movie sleepless in seattle? >> bells point it is. >> reporter: it's 1-1. 3rd down, santana moss played at the u with this ravens safety. >> ed reed. >> reporter: i thought you would have gotten that one. >> too slow. ly it but too slow. >> reporter: no -- i had it but too slow. >> reporter: no worries. 4th down. cal ripken became the iron man of baseball by breaking whose consecutive games played? >> chris chester for the offense. i'm a jack of all trades in sports. >> reporter: congratulations the offense is making up ground now only down two in the 4 down showdown. >> as we continue. >>> we'll tell you about a home invasion with a twist. find out why a would be burglar called 911 on the homeowner he was targeting. >>> now your capital rundown with tom fitzgerald. >> we're back with your look at what's upcoming, new and noteworthy. it's your capital rundown for the week of december 10th, 2012. starting off monday healthcare refor
for the port of oakland. >>> swee have new information about a man who took a dangerous fall here in oakland. that's coming up. >>> and could same-sex marriage be once again legal in -- legal in california? ñ? good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. >>> welcome back to "mornings on 2." i'm claudine wong in for tori campbell. >> i'm dave clark. >>> just hours ago, around midnight our time, japan had a huge earthquake. it was a magnitude 7.3 quake in the where thes off -- waters off northeastern japan. the quake they had today sent people running out into the streets. you can see women there wearing safety masks. electrical and phone lines dangled from power poles. the high rises swayed for several minutes. now, a coastal city did report a three-foot high tsunami.
at the scene. >>> port officials in los angeles and long beach has confiscated rubber duck that is are toxic to children. the safety commission said they contain chemicals known as phalate known to soften plastics. >> they could cause birth detectives and changes in hormone levels. >> kids are almost the most susceptible because they put everything in their mouth. >> toys that contain 1,000 parts phalates are banned. >>> it may be soon -- it may soon be illegal to grow marijuana outdoors even though they allow it. they may consider a policy change after a massive medical marijuana grow operation. the operation was legal and residents worry it could lead to an increase in crime. there were complaints about the odor. >> smells like a skunk. and i mean, literally. a skunk. >> at first, we were being invaded with skunks and then we real losed someone was cultivating marijuana. >> a handful of california cities banned outdoor cultivation including maraga and the city council will discuss a possible ban at a meeting on tuesday. >> they are getting a lot of attention for blaming the closure on yelp
york street. the boston marine trance port is leaking more than 100,000 gallons just off staten island. the waterways are still open as they clean up that mess. >>> a group of local dancers hope to dance away serious troubles this morning. students at several irish dance schools in the bay area and arizona will be high stepping at the oakland marriott. the event raises money for the victim's of super storm sandy. the dancers are as young as four years old and will be dressed in traditional guard. >>> from the frontlines to the basketball court. it was a special reunion in salt like city. >> keep going. >> how these kids' dad were able to pull off the best holiday present of all. >>> waking up to sunday morning with a few clouds out there and fog and drizzling. coming up the timing of our next storm that will be aprepping the bay area. bay-- that will be approaching the bay area. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to downloa
. >> the port of oakland's maritime director will still be getting a paycheck in the new year even after he resigned because of a financial scandal. james kwon will work as a consultant for seven years next year. he will stay on to help with a transition. some economic reports say they were surprised. >> they need to the truth and tell it fast. somebody else is going to. >> reporter: now, ktvu has learned that kwon will be paid $109 an hour based on his $214,000 salary as the maritime director. >>> it is nine minutes before 8:00. a 15-hour closure on one of the busiest freeways in the east coast. this freeway is normally packed to begin with. the deadly chain reaction crash and the cleanup crews had to do overnight. >>> one family that's homeless feels very grateful this holiday season. they have a place to stay in a crowded homeless shelter in san francisco. why that shelter is overflowing. and amaze. safeway will help you gather everyone round. a smoked, shank half ham is only 99 cents a pound. get breyer's ice cream for $2.88 and dessert will surely shine. make it a grand finale with sta
. it dates back to 19th century portugal where you get port wine from. >> we love port wine. >> come on. >> now what do we do? >> have one of these. >> bring the potatoes already sliced. have one more scallop. >> was a please implied? >> you just keep layering potatoes like so to cover and then you put the onions down. >> once again, please was implied. >> yes. please, hoda. >> thank you. >> you're doing a fabulous job. >> thank you. >> okay. then you keep layering it and layering it and layering it. where does the cod go? >> the cod is going to go in next? you're going to do this here. >> i have to do everything. >> you didn't get all your onions in there? >> it's a layer. >> it's not equal though, hoda. >> it's a team effort here. let's go. come on, guys. >> i was just going to say -- >> we don't have much time here. >> you pout put more of that on top. >> more cod. then more potatoes. >> yes, yes. keep going with the cod. >> let's taste it. >> portuguese people survived on cod. >> i want to give everybody a little slice. >> is that like a national dish? >> olives. >> then you baky? >
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